In my last Statistics Sunday post, I briefly mentioned the concept of regular expressions, also known as regex (though note that in some contexts, these refer to different things -...continue reading.
Category: R statistical package
First Statistics Sunday in far too long! It’s going to be a short one, but it describes a great trick I learned recently while completing a time study for our...continue reading.
Two statistical indices crossed my inbox in the last week, both of which use fast food restaurants to measure a concept indirectly.First up, in the wake of recent hurricanes, is...continue reading.
Using Text Analysis to Become a Better WriterWe all have words we love to use, and that we perhaps use too much. As an example: I have a tendency to...continue reading.
IRA Tweet Data You may have heard that two researchers at Clemson University analyzed almost 3 millions tweets from the Internet Research Agency (IRA) – a “Russian troll factory”. In...continue reading.
Highlighting Specific Cases in ggplot2Here’s my belated Statistics Sunday post, using a cool technique I just learned about: gghighlight. This R package works with ggplot2 to highlight a subset of...continue reading.
Using Text Mining on Open Ended ItemsGood survey design is both art and science. You have to think about how people will read and process your questions, and what sorts...continue reading.
Statistics Sunday: Term Frequency and Inverse Document Frequency As a mixed methods researcher, I love working with qualitative data, but I also love the idea of using quantitative methods to...continue reading.
Converting Between Effect Sizes I’m currently working on my promised video on mixed effects meta-analysis, and was planning on covering this particular topic in that video – converting between effect...continue reading.
I haven’t had a lot of time to play with this but yesterday, I discovered the tuber R package, which allows you to interact with the YouTube API.To use the...continue reading.